Monthly Archives: May 2013

Are you or a loved one living in chronic pain?

Join us for an informative session for people with chronic pain organized by those who have experienced chronic pain on Friday, June 28 from 1-5 pm. Chronic pain can affect mood, sleep, ones’ ability to work, perform daily activities and … Continue reading

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Thank You to our Veterans

Today, Meriter will fly all flags at half-staff from sunrise to noon to honor all the brave men and women of our armed forces.  Meriter would like to give a heartfelt Thank You for all the sacrifices they and their families … Continue reading

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My Meriter Story: Thank You for Our Great Care

My partner went to Meriter to have surgery with Dr. Rogerson. From the first person we met at check in, to the nurse or nursing assistant that helped us to the car, we felt like we were more than taken … Continue reading

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My Meriter Story: It Was Easy Selecting a Meriter Doctor

I wasn’t feeling well when we went to Jefferson. I waited as long as I could and I finally went to the doctor. I have nothing but good things to say about my whole experience. I looked online at your … Continue reading

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National EMS Week is May 19-25, 2013

EMS Week honors the hundreds of thousands of EMS practitioners serving in communities across the United States. More than 36 million patients were cared for by EMS professionals nationwide in 2012. This week, we recognize their around-the-clock dedication to providing emergency … Continue reading

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Using Seatbelts During Pregnancy

Pregnant women may wonder if they should wear a seat belt while they’re pregnant. The answer is YES!  Experts agree that everyone, including pregnant women, should wear a seat belt when riding in a car. It is well documented that … Continue reading

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9 Tips for Staying Safe in the Sun

Now that the weather has warmed up, everyone wants to be outside. But before you head out the door, remember to apply your sunscreen. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Each year more than 3.5 million cases of skin cancer … Continue reading

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Panko-Crusted Salmon

Adapted from Barefoot Contessa. Recommended by Krista Kohls, CD, RD, Meriter Clinical Dietician. Makes: 4 servings Total time: 35 minutes   Ingredients: 2/3 cup panko (Japanese dried bread flakes) 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1/4 … Continue reading

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Meriter Receives Supply Chain Management Award

VHA Inc., the national health care network, has given Meriter Hospital a 2013 VHA Leadership Award for Supply Chain Management Excellence, honoring Meriter for improving the efficiency of its supply processes and reducing costs to help ensure delivery of quality … Continue reading

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Mammography at Meriter Monona

  Meriter is pleased to announce that we now offer screening mammography services at Meriter Monona. Mammograms are key to the early detection of cancer. As Mother’s Day approaches, Meriter suggests that you not only tell your Mom how much … Continue reading

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May is Arthritis Awareness Month

“Arthritis is a debilitating disease that profoundly impacts the lives of millions of Americans on a daily basis,” says John H. Klippel, M.D., president and CEO, Arthritis Foundation. “The effects of the 46 million Americans with arthritis on the economy … Continue reading

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